The 8 Best Brunch Spots in Destin, FL

If you love brunch, Destin has you covered. Whether you’re craving a savory omelet or sweet Belgian waffles, there’s an amazing brunch place for you in Destin. Grab your brunch crew and check out these eight brunch spots the next time you’re in town!

1. The Pancakery

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If you’re visiting Destin, you’ve got to stop by The Pancakery while you’re in town. With locations in both Panama City Beach and Destin, this brunch restaurant is an Emerald Coast favorite. While it’s needless to say the pancakes are out of this world, they have an expansive breakfast menu also serving French toast, waffles, omelets, breakfast burritos, avocado toast, eggs benedict, and crepes. In addition, The Pancakery also serves burgers, sandwiches, wraps, baked potatoes, soup, and salad on their lunch menu.

2. First Watch

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While First Watch isn’t exclusive to the Destin area, it’s still one of the best places to grab brunch! First Watch offers a wide selection of healthy options made with fresh ingredients. Their menu includes a variety of seasonal specialties in addition to their staple items like omelets, frittatas, breakfast tacos, power bowls, pancakes, salads, sandwiches, and more. If you’re watching what you eat on vacation, First Watch is the perfect place to get your brunch fix.

3. Craft Bar

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If you’re in the mood for a boozy Sunday brunch, head to Craft Bar. Craft Bar is a Florida gastropub with amazing drinks and food. You can order Bloody Marys, mimosas, eggs benedict, brunch burgers, chicken and waffles, and so much more. Grab your girl gang and head to Craft Bar for brunch the next time you’re in Destin.

4. 2 Birds Cafe

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2 Birds Cafe is a locally owned coffee shop and cafe in Sandestin with a wide selection of homemade “healthy-ish” entrees. 2 Birds Cafe has everything you could want for brunch from pastries to toast to sandwiches and grain bowls. In addition, they also have craft beer and wine. Of course, they also have incredible coffee to ensure you get your caffeine fix.

5. Sunset Bay Cafe

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Located right in Sandestin, Sunset Bay Cafe overlooks the Choctawhatchee Bay and is the perfect brunch place to go to if you want amazing views. Sunset Bay Cafe has fresh produce and sustainable seafood along with a full bar. They have everything you could possibly want including cinnamon rolls, omelets, pancakes, waffles, croissants, burgers, sandwiches, and so much more.

6. Destination Little Donuts

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Craving something sweet? Check out Destination Little Donuts in Destin Commons inside of Cups and Cones. Destination Little Donuts is the original home of the “doughcho” and of course, they have endless donut options all decorated perfectly. They even occasionally serve gluten-free donuts as well. In addition to donuts, they also have beignets and cupcakes that make the perfect sweet treats. It’s easy to see why this is one of the best brunch spots in Destin!

7. Another Broken Egg Cafe

Head over to the Village of Baytowne Wharf to enjoy a delicious brunch at Another Broken Egg Cafe. While this brunch place isn’t exclusive to Destin, it’s definitely one of the best places to grab a bite to eat. They have an expansive brunch menu with cocktails, seasonal favorites, pancakes, waffles, French toast, eggs benedict, omelets, shrimp and grits, avocado toast, burgers, salads, and so much more. They pretty much have everything you could want for brunch, so stop on over and treat yourself.

8. The Donut Hole

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The Donut Hole is a favorite among visitors and locals alike. With locations in Destin, Santa Rosa Beach, and Inlet Beach, there’s no reason not to check it out on your next trip to the Emerald Coast. They’ve been serving incredible donuts since 1978 along with fresh pastries and classic brunch staples like pancakes and waffles. If you’re in town, you need to stop by this iconic Destin/30A donut shop before you leave.

With so many brunch spots in town, your options are truly endless. These are just eight of our favorite places, but the list could go on and on.

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